Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

One Book One Town - Are the Kids Alright?

March 5, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Drawing from their experience working with hundreds of students at the counseling center located at Fairfield University, Julia Smith, LCSW and Mark Celano, PhD, will speak about the dramatic increase in depression and anxiety among teens and young a...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Sing & Stomp - Woods

March 6, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. An active storytime for families with children ages 0-5. Hop, sing and dance with your child through stories and rhymes. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Space is limited.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Sing & Stomp - Main

March 6, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
An active storytime for families with children 0-5 years old. Hop, sing and dance with your child through songs and rhymes! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

downUNDER Computer Lab

March 6, 2020
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:

For Teens Grades 6 and up: The downUNDER is now open as a computer lab on Fridays. Please note- the space will be solely dedicated to using computers and there will be no additional activities in the room on Fridays.

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

First Friday Jazz

March 6, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Periodicals Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
Stop by the Periodicals Room on the first Friday of each month when Mark Edinberg plays jazz piano. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

March 6, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Teen Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
Love anime or just want to see what it is all about?  Want to watch it with other teens who share your interest?  Then join us on the first Friday of each month for our Anime Club.   At each meeting members will select and watch an Ani...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Drop-In Architects

March 6, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:
Do you love designing with Lego® bricks? Are you inspired by tall buildings, fancy cars or animals? Put your imagination to work and join us for a fun-filled afternoon building with our very own collection of Lego® bricks! For children in grades...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Learn an Irish Jig

March 7, 2020
9:15am - 10:00am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Learn to Jig with Lenihan School of Irish Dance just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day! Come learn some Irish dance steps to get into the spirit of the season. All skill levels welcome! For children ages 3-10. Registration is required. Space is limi...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Saturday Storytime - Woods

March 7, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Children's Library - Woods Library
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. A storytime for families with children ages 0-5. Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories for the whole family! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Learn an Irish Jig

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Learn to Jig with Lenihan School of Irish Dance just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day! Come learn some Irish dance steps to get into the spirit of the season. All skill levels welcome! For children ages 3-10. Registration is required. Space is limi...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Description:
Through stories, music, activities and more, this weekly class helps to develop both the motor and social skills necessary for kindergarten readiness. Children ages 4-5 years old attend independently, but parent or caregiver must remain in the Childr...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Crafty Mondays in the downUNDER

March 9, 2020
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
Program Type: Crafting, After School
Description:
Grades 6 and up: On Mondays we craft! Materials are available on a first-come basis. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Chess Club

March 9, 2020
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:
Join our chess club! We supply the chess boards, you provide the competition. This volunteer-led program for all ages will meet weekly and is for intermediate players who have played the game previously. For players of all ages. Drop-in program...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Mudras for Meditation

March 9, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Woods Branch
Program Type: Health
Registration Required
Description:

A two-part meditation class that focuses first on the best ways to use your words/thoughts to create a successful meditation practice. The second part consists of Mudras finger and hand positions to help create a meditative state - all done while sitting in comfort in a chair.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Author Talk
Registration Required
Description:
This is the signature event with the author of Fairfield's One Book One Town 2020 celebration!  Join us for a wonderful evening with the author of Running with Sherman, Christopher McDougall.  Chris will be on hand to sign copies of his boo...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Woods

March 10, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. A lapsit storytime for babies 0-18 months and their parent or caregiver with songs, rhymes, and group reading (pre-walkers). Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Space is limited.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Read, Work, Play - MAIN

March 10, 2020
9:30am - 10:15am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Children ages 2.5-4 and their caregiver will engage in stories, songs and activities that will help foster beginning reader skills. Tickets are handed out 30 minutes prior to the start of each class. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VITA Tax Assistance

March 10, 2020
9:30am - 4:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
The Fairfield Public Library is pleased to once again be able to offer no cost, full service tax preparation assistance through VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service. This helpful service has been...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

US Census Bureau Job Recruitment

March 10, 2020
10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Main Floor - Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
The 2020 Census is approaching next year. The Census has full and part time opportunities available in our community and will be at the library to recruit interested adults looking for work. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Wobbly Walkers - Woods

March 10, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. An active storyime with songs, rhymes, and books for children 18-23 months and their parent or caregiver (walking). Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Space is limited.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not permitted.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Gaming Tuesdays in the downUNDER

March 10, 2020
12:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Description:
Grades 6 and up: Every Tuesday we will be setting up the Nintendo Switch or XBOX One for group gaming or use one of our laptops from our mobile computer lab to game online with a group of your friends. If digital games aren't for you, try your hand a...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Hoot Hoot Hooray! - Woods

March 10, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Woods Branch
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Drop-in program. Stories, songs and activities for children ages 3-5. Children attend independently, but caregiver must remain in the Library during the program. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Space is limited.&...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Library Council Meeting

March 10, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Teen Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Discussion Group, After School
Registration Required
Description:
For Teens and Tweens in Grades 6 and up: Have great ideas for library programs, looking to develop some leadership skills, or just love books?  Then we want to hear from you.  Join us for our Teen Council and learn how you can help out at t...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Woods Branch" group.

Crafty Science

March 10, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Woods Branch
Program Type: After School
Registration Required
Description:
Explore your creative side while gaining some knowledge of Science! Join us as we make crafts based on scientific fundamentals. For children in grades 3-5.  Parent or caregiver must remain in the Library for the duration of the program. Re...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Science Sleuths

March 10, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Science, After School
Registration Required
Description:
I spy some super science! Join us to uncover science fun! In each class, we will explore a different science concept through a hands-on activity. Bring your curiosity and take part in our discoveries! For children in grades K-2. Parent or caregive...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Baby Rhyme Time - Main

March 11, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
A lapsit program for pre-walking babies with songs, rhymes, and books. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. Drop-in program. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Full STEAM Ahead - MAIN

March 11, 2020
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Full STEAM Ahead is a centers-based program designed for children 3-5 years of age. Participants will be welcomed with a book and a song, followed by an invitation to participate in hands-on activities with a focus on math, science and reading. Fo...